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The Chinese Collection of the Harvard-Yenching Library is devoted to Chinese-language research materials in all formats, but mainly in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Works published in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other areas are collected. In conjunction with the Chinese-language holdings of the Harvard Law School Library, the Rübel Asiatic Research Collection of the Fine Arts Library, the Harvard Map Collection, and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies of the Fung Library, the Chinese Collection of the Harvard-Yenching Library plays an important role in supporting all China-related teaching and research activities at Harvard.
The collection is strong in local gazetteers 地方志 (some 5,600 titles), collectanea 叢書 (1,600 titles), writings of individuals 文集 of the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1912) periods, rare books (from the 12th to 19th centuries), and primary and secondary sources for the study of the Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party, as well as the history of modern and contemporary China.
Questions and comments, including requests for materials and inquiries about how to use the collection, etc. may be directed to Xiao-he Ma, Librarian for the Chinese Collection, at 617-495-3394 or via e-mail.
- Search for Chinese-Language Newspapers at Harvard-Yenching
- Digital Resources for Chinese Studies
- Finding Images of East Asia at Harvard and Beyond
- Chinese-language Newspapers at Harvard
Newspaper holdings in the Harvard collections, most are on microfilm
- Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Information about China-related programs, events, and scholarship at Harvard
- Rübel Asiatic Research Collection
Collections on Asian art in Asian and Western languages
- Harvard University Asia Center
Overview of Asia-related events and programs at Harvard, Asian Studies directory
- East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
East-Asia related courses and faculty
- China Historical GIS (Geographic Information System) (CHGIS)
Maps, data, and software for mapping administrative units for different periods of Chinese history
For a broader listing of China-related Web sites, please see Digital Resources for Chinese Studies.
- Academia Sinica
Traditional and electronic collections on China studies, information on current research
- National Central Library
Access to library catalogs and databases
- The China WWW Virtual Library
Descriptions of and links to a wide range of resources dealing with China